Schultz Scholarship Program

The Shultz Scholarship program recognizes and rewards students enrolled in the Humanitarian Engineering (HE) program – the Engineering for Community Development (ECD) minor, the Leadership In Social Responsibility (LSR) minor, or either of the two HE focus areas of the BSE – who serve as program ambassadors and seek opportunities for collaboration with faculty, alumni, corporations and NGOs, and other universities.

Shultz Scholars dedicate themselves as Humanitarian Engineering ambassadors by:

  • Promoting HE on campus and recruiting new HE students through events such as lunch and learns, Discover Mines, Preview Mines, CSM 101, EWB meetings, alumni events, etc.; by publishing a newsletter; by leading and participating in SRSE, the HE student club; and showcasing their own work in conferences or other venues.
  • Seeking out opportunities and collaborations with faculty, graduate students and alumni in design projects, research, and outreach. Additional funding may be available for travel and project support.
  • Coordinating their activities and meeting regularly with the HE Associate Director and faculty.
  • Mentoring younger HE students as an upperclassman and following graduation, depending on alignment of interests and goals.

Program size: Between four and six scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 calendar year. Each scholarship will be approximately $8,500 per semester (equivalent to the cost of one semester of in-state tuition and fees). Scholarships awarded in Fall semester are reassessed for continuity in the Spring semester based on performance and commitment to the mission and values of the HE program. Preference will be given to students who have not previously received the scholarship but previous recipients can apply and will be seriously considered.